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macrodontia

[ mak-ruh-don-shuh, -shee-uh ]
/ ˌmæk rəˈdɒn ʃə, -ʃi ə /
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noun

the condition of having abnormally large teeth.

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Also mac·ro·dont·ism [mak-ruh-don-tiz-uhm]. /ˈmæk rə dɒnˌtɪz əm/.
Also called megadontia, megadontism, megadonty.

Origin of macrodontia

From New Latin; see origin at macro-, -odont, -ia

OTHER WORDS FROM macrodontia

mac·ro·dont, mac·ro·don·tic, adjective
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Medical definitions for macrodontia

macrodontia
[ măk′rə-dŏnshə ]

n.

A condition in which the teeth are abnormally large.megadontism megalodontia
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